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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Sunday, December 15, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:34 Max Reger - Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Beau Fleuve 4562
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11:25 Traditional - There Is No Rose; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; Silent Night
Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
Richard Marlow, organ
Conifer 501
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11:15 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Dream Pantomime
Georg Tintner, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5167
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11:06 Philip Glass - Sons of the Silent Age
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
American Composers Orchestra
Point 454388
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11:01 Ferdinando Carulli - Guitar Sonata
Richard Savino, guitar
Naxos 553301
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10 - 11 PM

10:48 Rick Sowash - A Christmas Rondo
Kris Frankenfeld, violin
Belinda Burge, viola
Ellen Shertzer, cello
Sowash 11
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10:26 Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Sonata No. 2
Gervase de Peyer, clarinet
Chandos 8563
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10:19 Alex Freeman - O magnum mysterium
Esko Kallio, conductor
HOL Choir
HOL 1
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10:06 Alan Hovhaness - Sonata for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80530
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10:01 Filippo Azzaiolo - Chi passa
Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89782
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9 - 10 PM

9:51 Jean Sibelius - Serenade No. 2
Andre Previn, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 447895
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9:49 William Byrd - Ave Maria
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807517
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9:39 Arthur Honegger - Summer Pastorale
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
DG 435438
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9:32 Morten Lauridsen - Ave, dulcissima Maria
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Morten Lauridsen, finger cymbals
Hyperion 67580
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9:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 63 "Sunrise"
Orlando Quartet
Philips 410053
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9:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air on the G String
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Shigenori Kudo, flute
Integral 221172
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8 - 9 PM

8:44 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Phantasy Quintet
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67313
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8:38 Samuel Holyoke - How Beauteous Are Their Feet
Columbus Consort
Channel Classics 5693
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8:28 Paul Hindemith - Mathis the Painter: Angel's Concert
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
EMI 55230
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8:24 Traditional - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Alison Krauss, vocals
Joshua Bell, violin
Rob Moose, guitar
Sony 74318
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8:06 Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7503
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8:01 Richard Wagner - Romanza
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Dorian 90268
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7 - 8 PM

7:44 Max Reger - Flute Serenade
Peter-Lukas Graf, flute
Claves 8104
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7:39 Howard Helvey - O Lux Beatissima
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107
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7:32 Nadia Boulanger - Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
Antonio Meneses, cello
Celina Szrvinsh, piano
Avie 2162
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7:21 Traditional; John Rutter - Christmas Medley
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 106
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7:06 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 449186
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7:01 Jean-Joseph Mondonville - Sonata No. 4: Aria
Luc Beausejour, harpsichord
Analekta 9920
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6 - 7 PM

6:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
Jane Glover, conductor
London Mozart Players
ASV 762
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6:32 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose Suite (Ma mere l'oye)
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 66342
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6:30 Max Reger - Maria Wiegenlied (Mary's Cradle Song)
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
DG 5073
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6:26 Edvard Grieg - Grandmother's Minuet
tenThing
EMI 88326
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6:20 David R. Umla - Sleep Well Thou Child of God
Greg Funfgeld, conductor
Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Analekta 9886
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6:06 Ralph Vaughan Williams - In the Fen Country
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Hagai Shaham, violin
Argo 440116
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6:01 Henry Purcell - Chaconne
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426714
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5 - 6 PM

5:37 Conrad Susa - Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest
Phillip Brunelle, conductor
musicians of Plymouth Music
RCA 68015
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5:27 Ferde Grofe - Grand Canyon Suite: On the Trail
Morton Gould Orchestra
RCA 61667
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5:21 Franz Liszt - A Sigh
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11133
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5:11 James Oswald - Serenata No. 5
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90291
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5:06 Traditional English - The Friendly Beasts
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 3467
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5:01 Anonymous - The Queen's Delight; Half hanniken
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180
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4 - 5 PM

4:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 17
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 462903
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4:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410500
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4:10 Maruice Jarre - Theme from Lawrence of Arabia
Erich Kunzel, conductor
CIncinnati Pops
Telarc 80168
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4:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Andante with Variations
Consortium Classicum
Schwann 310001
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4:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 437806
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3 - 4 PM

3:50 Carter Pann - Slalom
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
CSOM 945
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3:39 Marcel Tournier - Six Noels
Judy Loman, harp
Naxos 572510
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3:17 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Oboe Concerto
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ku Ebbinge, oboe
Erato 75560
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3:14 Stephen Paulus - Sing Hallelu!
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 908
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3:09 Maurice Ravel - Bolero
Christoph Israel, conductor
European Film Philharmonic Studio Orchestra
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 19383
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3:09 Antonio de Salazar - Tarara tarara qui yo soy Antoniyo
Olivier Fortin, conductor
Masques
Analekta 9908
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3:02 Ignaz Paderewski - Minuet
Stephen Hough, piano
MusicMasters 60135
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:46 Christmas Music - Seven Joys of Christmas
Linda Mack, conductor
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Clarion 926
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11:38 Antonio Vivaldi - Nulla in mundo pax sincera
Christian Curnyn, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 16412
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11:14 Johann Hummel - Piano Quintet
Minneapolis Artists Ensemble
GM 2025
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11:10 Traditional Polish - Lullay Lord Jesus
David Brensinger, conductor
Atlanta Singers
ACA 20047
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11:06 Jacques Offenbach - Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 449900
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11:01 John Blow - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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10 - 11 AM

10:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 36 "Linz"
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 432177
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10:29 Traditional - Deck the Halls
QUINK Vocal Ensemble
Telarc 80202
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10:14 Robert Fobbes - Fantasy on Mozart's Magic Flute
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 57814
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10:09 Louis Brassin - Three Pieces after Domenico Scarlatti: Scherzo
Sandro Russo, piano
Musical Concepts 149
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10:06 Richard Willis - A Christmas Carol
Galliard Brass & Friends
MusicMasters 67077
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10:01 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Serenade
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
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9 - 10 AM

9:46 Francis Poulenc - Suite Francaise
Eric Parkin, piano
Chandos 8847
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9:41 John Playford - Christmas Medley
The Playfords
Coviello 21012
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9:15 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 43 "Mercury"
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 429400
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9:10 Mikola Leontovich - Carol of the Bells
Imani Winds
Koch 7748
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9:06 Reinhold Gliere - The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 426247
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9:01 Tarquinio Merula - Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4641
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8 - 9 AM

8:50 Jaromir Weinberger - Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka and Fugue
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80115
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8:44 Various - Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1037
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8:35 Heinrich Marschner - The Falconer's Bride
Alfred Walter, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223342
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8:24 Robert Schumann - Adagio and Allegro
Truls Mork, cello
Simax 1063
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8:09 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for Trumpet and Two Oboes
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Celia Nicklin, oboe
Tess Miller, oboe
Philips 420954
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8:06 Bruno Skulte - At Christmas Time
Monta Martinsone, soprano
Albany 1040
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8:01 Joseph Lauber - Petite Suite: Caprice
Rachel Talitman, harp
Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
Harp & Co 505031
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5 - 6 AM

5:54 John Rutter - I wish you Christmas
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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5:15 Alexander Glazunov - The Seasons
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Warner 61434
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5:09 William Ferris - Long is our Winter
Paul French, conductor
William Ferris Chorale
Cedille 101
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5:06 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341
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5:01 Edvard Grieg - Last Spring
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437520
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4 - 5 AM

4:51 Johannes Brahms - Ballade no. 2
Barry Douglas, piano
Chandos 10757
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4:20 Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances
James Conlon, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88095
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4:14 Matthew Brown - Sweet was the Song
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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4:06 Christoph Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Sony 44650
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4:01 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings: Alla marcia
Magnus Ericsson, conductor
Strings of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Bis 1181
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3 - 4 AM

3:54 Franz Gruber - Silent Night
Barlow Bradford, conductor
Utah Chamber Artists
Clarion 928
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3:49 Traditional - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Barlow Bradford, conductor
Utah Chamber Artists
Clarion 928
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3:45 Johann Schmelzer - Sonata Natalis
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1117
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3:29 Franz Benda - Flute Concerto
Jean Pierre Wallez, conductor
Ensemble Orchestra of Paris
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 39702
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3:23 Michael Fink - What Sweeter Music
David Cherwien, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
Nikki Christopher, harp
NLCA 3509
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3:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 13
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1944
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3:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fugue
Antoinette Lohmann, conductor
Furor Musicus
Edition Lilac 110910
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2 - 3 AM

2:49 Julius Rontgen - 6 Early Netherlands Dances
David Porcelijn, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777255
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2:46 Traditional - Come leave your sheep
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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2:44 Traditional - Still, Still, Still
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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2:41 Traditional - The Infant King
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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2:18 Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome
Daniele Gatti, conductor
Saint Cecilia Orchestra
Conifer 51292
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2:15 Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Music box from ca. 1900
RadioNederland 96
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2:10 John Jacob Niles - I Wonder as I Wander
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107
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2:06 Domenico Gabrielli - Ricercar No. 3
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Oxingale 2018
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2:01 Tomaso Albinoni - Trumpet Sonata a 7
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 7012
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Glenn Buhr - Winter Poem No. 1
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5184
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1:44 Traditional Catalan - Josep i Maria (Joseph and Maria)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Petter Udland Johansen, voice and Hardanger fiddle
Sveinung Lillehier, guitar
Miquel Angel Cordero, double bass
David Mayoral, percussion
ECM 2227
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1:20 Xavier Montsalvatge - Concerto breve
Celso Antunes, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
Jenny Lin, piano
Hanssler 98642
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1:14 Percy Grainger - Molly on the Shore
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Klavier 11128
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1:06 John Tavener; Traditional - Christmas Medley
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Philips 462050
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1:01 Johan Svendsen - Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 49769
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:37 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 88
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426169
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12:31 Scott Joplin - Bethena
Joshua Rifkin, piano
Nonesuch 79159
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12:30 Bob Chilcott - Rejoice and be Merry
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
Naxos 573030
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12:14 Maurice Ravel - Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 427679
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12:07 Traditional - Three Carols
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 907233
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12:01 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger - Flowers from Froso: Entry to the Summer Meadow
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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